Queens Out of the Darkness Walk

Join us on November 2, 2014

Sorry, registrations are currently closed.
Event Details
Where Astoria Park - The Great Lawn
Astoria, New York
Starts 11/02/2014 @ 11:00 am
Ends 1:15 pm
Check-in Time 9:30 am to 10:30 am
Registration Cutoff 10/31/2014 12:00 pm
Donation Cutoff 01/01/2015 12:00 am
Contact Gail Tuohey
Phone 646-284-5790
Email Address GTuohey@afsp.org

*Online registration closes at noon (local time) the Friday before the walk. However, anyone who would like to participate can register in person at the walk during the check-in times listed above. Walk donations are accepted until December 31st.

The Out of the Darkness Community Walks are the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention's (AFSP) signature fundraising campaign, bringing together family, friends, colleagues, and supporters at 3-5 mile walks in hundreds of communities across the country.

When you walk in the Out of the Darkness Community Walks, you join the effort with thousands of people to raise funds and awareness for AFSP's vision to create a world without suicide. 

Click the Register Now! button at the top of the page to get started right away.

Memorial Garden

Please email a photo of the loved one you are walking in honor of (whether it is yourself, a friend, relative, etc.) to be included in our Memorial Garden at the walk. Be sure to include their name and your team name, and send it to gtuohey@afsp.org.

Have Your Team Name on our 2014 Walk T-Shirts

All teams raising $1,000 by October 4th will get their Team Name printed on our 2014 Queens Out of the Darkness Community Walk T-Shirts
(Remember walkers must raise $150 to get a T-Shirt)

2014 Team Recognition Signs

    Have Your Own Team Sign Displayed at the Walk    

to be eligible for a Team Sign you must meet these levels by  October 27th.

Raise $5,000  get a PLATINUM TEAM SIGN
Raise $3,500  get a GOLD TEAM SIGN
Raise $2,000 get a SILVER TEAM SIGN
Raise $1,000 get a BRONZE TEAM SIGN


   The signs are yours to walk with and take home.

2014 Top Fundraisers Banner

Any participant who raises $1,000 or more will get their name on a special Stage banner. Your fundraising total of $1,000 or more must be posted by October 27th.

2014 Individual Walk Signs

Individuals walking in honor of a loved one, who raise $1,000+ by October 27tht will be eligible to have the name of the person they are walking for on their own walk sign.
   Your fundraising total of $1,000 or more must be posted by October 27th.

If you or a teammate can secure a sponsorship, your team will receive special recognition at the Walk! Reach out to professionals & business owners you know and businesses you frequent.

Click Here for Sponsorship Information


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Quick Stats

$17,339.00 Raised
430 Participants

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